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QNAP VioStor VS-5020 Network Video Recorder with 20 channels and up to 10TB storage

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This product is discontinued, for alternatives please see Synology Network Attached Storage (NAS)

The QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR is a Network Video Recorder which can simultaneously record video feeds from up to 20 IP cameras and store its data using up to 10TB of storage from 5 hot-swappable hard drive bays. Additional QNAP NVR servers can be added to monitor up to 120 cameras, offering plenty of scope for expansion.

Using the Internet Explorer web browser, the QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR offers live monitoring, recording and playback for connected IP cameras. The Linux based operating system is stable and less prone to malware than a PC-based recording solution.

With the QNAP VioStor NVR, recordings are safe from hard drive failure. Advanced RAID configurations can reconstruct the lost data in event of a failure. Hard drives can be replaced or upgraded without data loss or down time. Additional backups can be made using the convenient one-touch backup button to a wide variety of USB storage devices.

QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR - Key benefits:

  • Easily expandable, capable of monitoring up to 120 IP cameras when additional QNAP NVR servers are added
  • Recorded data is protected from loss by an advanced RAID configuration and one-touch backups to USB storage devices
  • An energy-efficient solution compared to a PC-based system
  • Support for a wide range of IP cameras from a variety of major manufacturers
  • Reliable and stable, utilises a Linux operating system that is less prone to viruses and malware

QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR - Key features:

  • High performance recording, supporting cameras with up to 8-megapixel resolution
  • Recording available in M-JPEG, MPEG-4, MxPEG and H.264, dependent on IP camera
  • Continuous scheduled or manual recording modes
  • Automatic recording when triggered by motion and other sensors
  • Up to 15 Individual recording schedules available, per camera
  • Email and SMS notification of system errors and events
  • Capable of audio recording (dependent on camera and support)
  • Up to 10TB of storage capacity
  • 5 hot-swappable drive bays, allowing replacement of hard disks without down time
  • Advanced RAID configuration protects data in the event of hard drive failure
  • Online RAID capacity expansion and migration enable disks to be upgraded in size and RAID level while retaining system function and video recordings
  • S.M.A.R.T. and advanced health warning predicts hard drive failure
  • Dual Gigabit LAN for: failover; switching between network connections if disconnected, load-balancing; distributing data between dual network connections (requires managed switch), multi-IP; connecting to two networks or workgroups with dual IP settings
  • PC free installation with a LCD panel for setup and RAID configuration
  • Live video monitor can display 1-20 cameras with sequence display, picture-in-picture and dual display
  • Search recordings using intelligent video analytics, including motion detection, foreign object, missing object, out of focus and camera occlusion
  • Controls for PTZ movement, preset positions and configuration for auto-cruising available within live video monitor
  • Digital PTZ available during playback and recording
  • Video snapshots can be taken during playback and recording
  • Digital watermarks provide enhanced security, ensuring recordings are not modified
  • Multi-channel playback allows up to four cameras to be viewed simultaneously
  • Express playback divides a selected video into four equal parts for quick viewing in a quad display
  • E-map uses an uploaded floor-plan image to display camera locations for quick navigation
  • Up to 32 user accounts with configurable levels of permission for playback and monitoring for each camera
  • Online list of previously and currently connected users and IP addresses which have connected to the NVR
  • Network connections can filtered by IP address
  • Detailed event logs contain system warnings, network disconnections, hard drive errors, UPS status and accessed recordings
  • Easy access to recorded data with Internet Explorer web browser, network browser and FTP connection
  • Support for dynamic DNS services enabling remote access when the NVR is connected to an external dynamic IP address
  • NTP server for connected cameras synchronizes time and date with the NVR
  • UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) support for continuous operation in power outages. Safe shutdown in the event of a prolonged power cut
  • One-touch back up button to external USB storage device
  • QNAP finder software locates and sets up the NVR
  • VioStor Player can play recordings on a Windows computer

QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR - Typical applications:

  • The QNAP VioStor is suitable for medium-sized CCTV recording applications, including shopping centres, schools and supermarkets. It is also ideal for larger installations that require a fragmented system, examples include hospitals, universities and high-street chain stores

QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR - Key technical indicators:

  • Recording channels: 20
  • Recording performance: up to 360fps at D1 or VGA
  • Recording buffer: pre; 300s, post; 300s
  • Compression format: M-JPEG/MPEG-4/MxPEG/H.264
  • Video settings: resolution, quality, frame rate
  • Recording file format: AVI
  • Operating system: embedded Linux system
  • Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor
  • Memory: 1GB DDRII RAM, 128 flash (DOM)
  • HDD Capacity: 5 x 3.5" SATA I/II HDD, up to 10TB
  • HDD Tray: 5 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
  • Disk management: single disk, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+ hot spare, RAID 6, RAID 6+ hot spare, JBOD/linear
  • Storage services: web file manager, FTP, SMB/CIFS
  • Network support: HTTP, TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, Static IP, DNS, DDNS, FTP, NTP, UPnP
  • Dual Gigabit LAN: failover/load-balancing/multi-IP
  • LED indicators: Status, HDD 1, HDD 2, HDD 3, HDD 4, HDD 5, LAN, USB
  • Buttons: Power, one-touch auto backup, reset
  • LED Panel: mono-LCD display with backlight, enter button, select button
  • Alarm buzzer: system warning
  • Dimensions: 261.1 (D) x 188.5 (W) x 261.1 (H) mm
  • Weight: 8kg
  • Operating temperature: 0 – 40°C
  • Power supply: output; 250W, input; 110-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 5A
  • Power consumption (write/read): RAID5; 71.54-76.39W, single; 57.69-60.01W
  • Fan: 12cm quiet cooling fan (12V DC)
  • Recommended minimum PC client requirements: 2.8GHz Pentium 4 (M-JPEG) or 2.8GHz dual core (MPEG-4/H.264), 1GB memory, Windows XP/Vista (32 bit), Internet Explorer 6.0, 10/100 Mbps, 1024x768 display

QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR - Supported cameras:

QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR - Connections:

  • 5 x 3.5" drive bays with SATA connections
  • 2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
  • 5 x USB 2.0: front; storage device (one-touch auto backup), back; USP device
  • 1 x eSATA port (back); reserved for local backup
  • 1 x RS232
  • K-Lock security slot

QNAP VS-5020 VioStor NVR - Accessories included:

  • Your choice of storage specification (from above)
  • CD-ROM with ‘QNAP finder’ and ‘VioStor Player’ software
  • Ethernet cable x 2
  • Quick installation guide
  • RAID configuration quick installation guide
  • Power cable
  • Hard disk lock
  • Flat head screws x 20
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